[Marxism] Fwd: Naomi Klein, Jodi Dean and the debate over “Green Keynesianism”

Andrew Pollack acpollack2 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 12:46:43 MDT 2015


Lots of good points here and a welcome openness.
Bears reading twice given the multiple issues and positions dealt with.
PS: Since Dean came up, don't miss the great critique of her here:
http://isreview.org/issue/96/way-forward-99

On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 2:36 PM, Louis Proyect via Marxism <
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> Despite its obvious intention to challenge the corporate-dominated status
> quo, some Marxists fault Naomi Klein’s “This Changes Everything” for
> supposedly straddling two opposing and mutually exclusive systems:
> capitalism and socialism. For every criticism, there has been a defense of
> “This Changes Everything” from other Marxists, including those who have had
> long-standing affinities with the critics–thus demonstrating that deep
> divisions do not have to stand in the way of a unified movement. As such,
> the debate is a reminder that as long as our primary focus is on
> challenging capitalist rule, there is no reason why we cannot air out our
> differences in the public arena without the schisms that have harmed out
> movement in the past.
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> full: http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=12244
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